The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Maritime Modal Workshop (MMW) in conjunction with the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), organised a stakeholder’s workshop within the maritime sector to discuss policy issues, infrastructure gaps and operational challenges affecting the development of inland waterways in Nigeria. The economic importance of the inland waterways in Nigeria cannot be overemphasized due to its potential and capacity to minimise road traffic congestion, reduce environmental pollution and provide low cost means of long distance commuting within the city and its environ.
In readiness for the Maritime Mode Workshop inside the waiting room at Four Points are from left to right: Moderator Mrs. Oritsematosan Edodo-Emore, Otunba Kunle Folarin, Capt. Olugbade (standing) representing Dr. Taiwo Afolabi – Chairman SIFAX Group, and the immediate past CILT President, Mr. Ibrahim Jibril.
Mr. Ibrahim Jibril representing the National President, sitting between Right Hon Emmanuel Jimeh, ES/CEO Nigeria Shippers’ Council and Otunba Kunle Folarin, Chairman, Nigerian Ports Consultative Forum
On waterways safety, there should be synergy among NPA, NIWA and LASWA to optimize operations – Workshop
When the National President gave her remarks through a pre-recorded presentation. Powerful and impactful.
During the National Conference Press Conference, led by Prof. Kayode Oyesiku, Chairman, Conference Planning Committee.